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Hot Hits

Cirque Mei

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 19
Direct from the People’s Republic of China, this ensemble of elite circus performers thrills the young and old alike with their amazing feats of agility, strength, and poise.

Ray LaMontagne

Strathmore
Tue. Oct 15
LaMontagne returns to the stage on his Just Passing Through acoustic tour.

The REACH Opening Festival

The Kennedy Center
Thru Sep. 22
Two weeks of FREE performances & activities celebrating the expansion of The Kennedy Center campus called the REACH.

REMIX: The Future is Female

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Sep 26
This happy hour event is all about music, art and women celebrating women.

NSO Pops: An Evening with Maxwell

The Kennedy Center
Sep. 18 – 20
The multi-Grammy® winner has artfully managed to transfix music lovers for more than two decades.

A Chorus Line

Signature Theatre
Oct. 29, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020
This non-stop showcase with one of the largest casts in Signature history is the one singular sensation for the holiday season.

Lucinda Williams

Strathmore
Tue. Sep 24
Grammy-winner Lucinda Williams performs the album Car Wheels On A Gravel Road in its entirety,

National Philharmonic: Eroica & Beethoven

Strathmore
Sep. 21 – 22
“Eroica” Symphony is a groundbreaking work in Beethoven’s stylistic development, bringing together classical control and romantic exuberance.

Emmy Blotnick

AMP by Strathmore
Fri. Nov 22
Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.

1 Henry IV

Folger Theatre
Sep. 18 – Oct. 13
Honor is a two-edged sword.

David Sedaris

The Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 15
Award-winning humor writer and master of satire David Sedaris returns to the Kennedy Center.

Whose Live Anyway?

Strathmore
Sat. Oct 12
An evening of hilarious improvised comedy and song based on audience suggestions

Spotlights

Washington Performing Arts: Pink Martini

The Kennedy Center
Sun. Oct 13

Broadway Center Stage: Footloose

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 9 – 13

Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote

National Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021

Nemr

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Oct 5

India.Arie: The Worthy Tour

Strathmore
Fri. Oct 11

Joe Chambers, M'Boom

The Kennedy Center
Fri. Oct 4

Kid Prince and Pablo

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 19 – Nov. 3

Ladama

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Fri. Oct 4

The Four Italian Tenors

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 5
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